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Posted By: MoorleyMan
25-Dec-06 - 07:43 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Normandy Orchards (Keith Marsden)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Normandy Orchards
It is indeed one of the most moving songs and certainly one of Keith's best.

In the spirit that it not be misrepresented, then, I'll proffer some corrections to the DigiTrad text where it differs from that published in Picking Sooty Blackberries (and yes, the book's still available!):-
The name of the village is Allingham NOT Arlingham (first and last verses).
In the first verse, Nissen huts are RANGED, not raised.
In verse 3, it's HIM far too shy, not he.

Those are from memory. I'll doublecheck the text and post again if I find any others.

Merry Christmas!
MM